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Moscow

Chadbourne turns to BLP for new Moscow managing partner

7-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Chadbourne & Parke has recruited corporate partner Andrei Baev from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as its new Moscow managing partner.

johannesburg south africa

Allen & Overy takes first South African lateral from Linklaters ally

2-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Allen & Overy (A&O) has made its first South African partner-level lateral hire since launching in the jurisdiction last year, picking up projects partner Jason van der Poel from Linklaters’ ally Webber Wentzel.

Aeroplane

BLP and Landmark pick up instructions on runway battle between Gatwick and Heathrow

24-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Landmark Chambers have won roles on the ongoing battle between Gatwick and Heathrow Airports over additional runway capacity for the south-east of England.

Paris

Wragge Lawrence Graham expands Paris team with WFW infrastructure hires

24-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has added an infrastructure and projects team from Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) to its Paris office, giving it the ability to compete for francophone African deals.

London

Linklaters sees third projects partner departure as Douglass quits for KWM

2-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

A third partner from Linklaters’ projects team has left the firm in less than two weeks, after King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) re-hired heavyweight energy partner James Douglass to join its projects energy and resources team. 

London

Linklaters projects partners Hagopian and Ijaz quit for Milbank

25-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has hired a pair of Linklaters projects partners, Matthew Hagopian and Manzer Ijaz.

high speed rail

Herbert Smith Freehills on board for HS2 rail project

28-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has been appointed as the main adviser for High Speed Two (HS2), the developer of Britain’s new north-south high speed train line.

whitehall

Freshfields reappointed as MoD unveils delayed projects panel

22-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has been reappointed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as one of 10 firms on its new-look projects panel, but Pinsent Masons has lost its spot.

Scotland

A&O, NRF, Pinsents and ShepWedd advise on funding of disputed road project

19-Dec-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Allen & Overy (A&O), Norton Rose Fulbright, Pinsent Masons and Shepherd & Wedderburn have advised on the financing of a controversial road that will bypass the city of Aberdeen.

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Exploratory drilling for gas and oil: an environmental ruling from Europe download subscription

Schoenherr 23-Apr-2015

European Court of Justice proposes a subsidiary environmental impact assessment for trial exploratory drilling. 

The Canadian Federal Budget 2015: balancing the books download subscription

Dentons 22-Apr-2015

The government has fulfilled its pledge to balance its books after seven years of deficit largely by dipping into its contingency fund, cutting spending, and selling off assets.

Defence Reform Act: the implications for contractors download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 17-Apr-2015

A new governance regime for qualifying defence contracts aimed at giving industry a fair price on single-source work and the taxpayer value for money

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Sharon Renouf

PFI has ended, now what next?

9-Apr-2015

Following the Papworth Hospital PFI deal, the last ever, what has PFI achieved and which new financing models are emerging?

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